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Lepidoptera > Noctuoidea > Erebidae > Lymantriinae > Orgyiini > Dasychira

Dasychira postfusca Swinhoe, 1895

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  1. OD: Dasychira postfusca Swinhoe, 1895. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1895 (1): 9, pl. 1, f. 12; TL: Khasia Hills. Text at
  2. Hampson, G. F. 1896. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol.4. Taylor & Francis, London. Pyralidae 594 p - 287 figs.Pg. 480, # 1000a. 
  3. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1993. Moths of Nepal. Part 2. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 3). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo.Pl. 54/1. Listed as Calliteara postfusca
  4. Sondhi, S. Karmakar, T., Sondhi, Y. & K. Kunte. 2021. Moths of Tale Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh, India with seventeen additions to the moth fauna of India (Lepidoptera: Heterocera). Tropical Lepidoptera Research 31(Supplement 2): 1-53. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5062572. Image 223. 
Note: Lepindex lists as Dasychira postfusca. Calliteara postfusca (Swinhoe, 1895) is junior synonym. Provsionally identifed as Dasychira postfusca Swinhoe, 1895.Best separated from Dasychira cinctata Moore, 1879 by hindwing, which is brown in postfusca and white with brown submarginal band in cinctata

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Anonymous. 2022. Dasychira postfusca Swinhoe, 1895. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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